What does Singing mean?

Definitions for Singing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Singing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. singing, vocalizing(noun)

    the act of singing vocal music

  2. tattle, singing, telling(adj)

    disclosing information or giving evidence about another

  3. cantabile, singing(adj)

    smooth and flowing


  1. singing(Noun)

    The act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing.

  2. singing(Noun)

    Disclosing information, or giving evidence about another.

  3. singing(Noun)

    A gathering for the purpose of singing shape note songs.

  4. singing(Adjective)

    Smooth and flowing.

  5. singing(Adjective)

    Producing a whistling sound due to the escape of steam.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Singing

    of Sing

  2. Singing

    a. & n. from Sing, v


  1. Singing

    Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm. One who sings is called a singer or vocalist. Singers perform music that can be sung either with or without accompaniment by musical instruments. Singing is often done in a group of other musicians, such as in a choir of singers with different voice ranges, or in an ensemble with instrumentalists, such as a rock group or baroque ensemble. In many respects human song is a form of sustained speech, nearly anyone able to speak can also sing. Singing can be formal or informal, arranged or improvised. It may be done for pleasure, comfort, ritual, education, or profit. Excellence in singing may require time, dedication, instruction, and regular practice. If practice is done on a regular basis then the sounds are said to be more clear and strong. Professional singers usually build their careers around one specific musical genre, such as classical or rock. They typically take voice training provided by voice teachers or vocal coaches throughout their careers.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Singing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4633

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Singing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2202


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Singing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Singing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner:

    We choose singing and happiness.

  2. Alexey Navalny:

    We started singing the national anthem.

  3. Celine Dion:

    For me, singing was real life, not two plus two equals four.

  4. Virgil:

    Let us go singing as far as we go the road will be less tedious.

  5. Sienna Szarek:

    I'm not an opera singer but I am pretty good at singing, I think.

Images & Illustrations of Singing

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